I couldn't tell you why it's happening, but there's clearly a trend to black-and-white photography again .
Berkman says not only has he had more requests for weddings shot in black and white, but he also has customers asking that family photos originally shot in color be reshot in black-and-white and enlarged for wall groupings.
I know it's a contradiction, but black-and-white photography is visually striking yet harks back to the past and helps quiet ourselves,'' says Carol Jacobs of the Newman/Jacobs Interior Design firm in Valley Village.
Now that we're positioned to extend the campaign nationally, we're ready to address the needs of a broader, more trendy audience of young adults who want to experience the fun and unique benefits of black-and-white photography.
Since 1997, amateur black-and-white film has experienced a dramatic increase in use, largely due to its ability to accentuate what is important in the picture - depth and emotion.